Editorial
Klaus Toepfer, Executive Director, UNEP

Time to act
Robert Hill outlines what Australia’s people and Government are doing to fulfil the aims of World Environment Day 2000

A climate of change
José María Figueres Olsen and Christiana Figueres describe how business is leading the way into the decarbonized economy of the new century

Melding heart and head
Robert May calls for agriculture that goes
with the grain of nature to help preserve biodiversity in an increasingly crowded
world

Looking through green glasses
Heidi Hautala says that the biggest political challenge of the 21st century is to empower citizens to make decisions for change

The size of the problem
Anita Roddick tells Geoffrey Lean why she is an ‘agitator and a saboteur’ and explains why she believes her unorthodox approach is the shape of business to come

World Environment Day 2000
A message from Kofi A. Annan

At a glance
Millennium issues in brief
UNEP

The greening of Goliath
Tom Burke outlines how business needs to change to tackle the environmental agenda of the new century

Unfair trade
Ricardo A. Navarro argues that, through trade, the North has built up an ecological debt with the South

No sleeping after Seattle
Chee Yoke Ling says that civil society must build on recent successes to meet the coming environmental challenges

World Bank Feature

Disproportionate effects
Kristalina Georgieva describes how the poor are the main victims of environmental degradation

Liberal rations
Robert L. Thompson, Merlinda Ingco and Lynn R. Brown say that developing countries must devote more attention to agriculture, and the whole world must liberalize its markets, if a growing population is be fed in the new century

New millennium, new regulation
David Wheeler, David Shaman, Susmita Dasgupta, Benoit Laplante and Hua Wang describe how pioneering economic initiatives and information technology are creating a new model of pollution control for developing countries

Secretary-General’s Report

Pachamama: Our Earth, Our Future